The Meek One, a purely Dostoevskian story, is a story about freedom. The Pawnbroker wants to be free but is bound by necessity and the course of events. His struggle is repeated in so many of Dostoevsky’s obsessed protagonists: Raskolnikov, the Underground Man and Ivan Karamazov, to name a few.
The Meek One
I could see that she was still terribly afraid but I didnt soften anything instead seeing that she was afraid I deliberately intensified it In this short story Dostoyevsky masterfully depicts desperation greed manipulation and suicide.